Your Library At Home: Recommendations

One of our greatest challenges during the Library closure is helping people connect with books.  Many readers are shelf-browsers who want to scan covers, browse book flaps, and even read a few pages to find the right book.  But fear not, here are some tools that you can use from the comfort of your own home to discover fresh ideas about what to read, listen to, and watch next. 

BookMatch Bundles
Try our personalized book selection service for all ages! Simply answer a few questions about your reading preferences to get started.

“New Titles” Shelves
These digital displays are refreshed at the end of every month, allowing you to browse the latest new titles added to our Adult, Young Adult, and Children’s shelves from home. 

Staff Picks
Browse the archive of our weekly Staff Picks.

BookPage
For reviews and recommendations about new releases, grab a print copy of the monthly magazine BookPage from our curbside kiosk or read a digital copy of this month’s issue from home. You can also sign up for BookPage’s newsletters about your favorite genres and have recommendations delivered right to your email inbox.

Staff Favorites 2020:  For links to all our favorite titles of the year!

Do you have your own recommendation for a great read that Patten doesn’t already own? We’re all ears!
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